HOLY Family Catholic Multi Academy Trust hosted its first governance conference, a day consisting of networking, catholic social teaching, and workshops.

Held at the Holiday Inn in Ellesmere Port, the conference was attended by more than 40 governors and middle leaders from within the trust, and other local primary and secondary schools, to come together to take part in a range of discussions and workshops.

The day was led by CEO Andy Moor and director for development and improvement for the trust, Klare Rufo.

Andy Moor said: “We would like to thank those who attended and supported our governor’s conference. It was a delight to connect with governors and middle leaders from HFCMAT and others from the local area.  

“We work every day to achieve our mission of developing individual excellence, embracing opportunities and building strong communities with gospel values at the heart, and the conference allowed us to discuss and reflect on this as a group and from a governance standpoint.  

“Following the success of this year’s conference, we have already been planning next year’s one and are excited to turn this into an annual event.”  

The day involved talks and workshops looking at how to prepare for Ofsted and how local governing bodies could grow their own governors.

At the end of the day, a reflective Q&A session was held for guests.